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Sustainability and Bioplastics


Plastics have proven to be the most used material for centuries. New products and innovations are surfacing now and then. As the need for this versatile material increases, its necessary to make plastics more sustainable and circular.

Manufacturers, developers and major OEMs are all focusing on bio-based polymers, bioplastics and nature-inspired plastic products to close the loop of circularity. Not only the manufacturers are producing sustainable products and raw materials but they are also focused on reclaiming the plastic waste generated during the production cycle.

Industry giants and government are together initiating measures to make our future sustainable. Researchers and scientists too are finding breakthroughs all around the world.

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Jul 12, 2024 | Industry News

Polystyvert Secures $16 Mn to Recycle Highly Contaminated Polystyrene Waste

Polystyvert, a company specializing in recycling technologies and the circular economy of styrenic plastics (polystyrene and ABS), announces the closing of the first tranche of a Series B funding...

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Jul 12, 2024 | Industry News

Mondi Launches Mono-PE-Based Recyclable Bags

Mondi launches the latest addition to its popular portfolio of sustainable pre-made plastic bags - FlexiBag Reinforced. It is a range of innovative mono-PE-based, recyclable packaging solutions with...

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Jul 11, 2024 | Industry News

Circular Plastics NL Awards €6 Mn to Research Projects Focusing on Plastics Recycling

In the NWO call: 'Making plastics circular: technical innovations' ten research projects have been awarded. This will allow research to be conducted into developing materials and additives, more...

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Jul 10, 2024 | Industry News

Researchers Develop Biodegradable Plastic from Food Waste

Researchers in Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences develop biodegradable bioplastics from food waste to give those materials a new – and useful – life...

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Jul 10, 2024 | Industry News

Key Polymer Companies Establish Supply Chain for More Sustainable Polyester Fiber

A consortium of seven companies across five countries has jointly established a supply chain for more sustainable polyester fiber. The project parties are Goldwin, in the role of the project owner...

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Jul 10, 2024 | Product News

Syensqo Introduces Five Circular Polymers for Appliances and Consumer Goods

Syensqo announces the introduction of five new high performance ECHO grades as part of the company’s growing Omnix® ECHO portfolio of circular polymers...

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Jul 9, 2024 | Industry News

ELIX Polymers Reaffirms Zero Plastic Pellet Loss Commitment with OCS Certification

ELIX Polymers has successfully passed an audit to obtain Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) certification. This reaffirms its commitment to zero plastic pellet losses...

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Jul 9, 2024 | Industry News

Covestro Offers Digital Solution to Drive Design for Circularity in Plastics

Covestro offers solutions to enable design for circularity in plastics. It includes IMAGIO® CQ, a digital sampling tool that enables customers to use as little material as possible in the sampling...

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Jul 9, 2024 | Product News

Arkema to Exhibit High-performance PAs and TPEs at the Automotive Engineering Expo

Arkema will be exhibiting at the Automotive Engineering Expo 2024 Nagoya at Aichi Sky Expo from 17 (Wed) to 19 (Fri) July. Arkema will showcase its solutions for a wide range of markets and...

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Jul 8, 2024 | Industry News

Innovia Films Extends its Range of Sustainable BOPP Films

Innovia Films announces the launch of an extension to their range of sustainable films, that have been marketed under the Encore brand name. The extension to the Encore range of sustainable BOPP...

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